Could Bactrim cause Pancreatitis - from FDA reports
Pancreatitis is found among people who take Bactrim, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zofran, and have Hiv infection . We study 38,505 people who have side effects while taking Bactrim from FDA. Among them, 359 have Pancreatitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Pancreatitis and more.
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Bactrim has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from Bactrim 40,667 users)
Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, diabetes, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 36,326 Pancreatitis patients).
On Dec, 21, 2016
38,505 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim.
Among them, 359 people (0.93%) have Pancreatitis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Bactrim when people have Pancreatitis *:
- < 1 month: 71.79 %
- 1 - 6 months: 23.08 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 5.13 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Pancreatitis when taking Bactrim *:
- female: 40.17 %
- male: 59.83 %
Age of people who have Pancreatitis when taking Bactrim *:
- 0-1: 0.63 %
- 2-9: 8.23 %
- 10-19: 12.03 %
- 20-29: 7.91 %
- 30-39: 15.51 %
- 40-49: 21.84 %
- 50-59: 13.61 %
- 60+: 20.25 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Hiv Infection (118 people, 32.87%)
- Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (all) (31 people, 8.64%)
- Multiple Myeloma (25 people, 6.96%)
- Preventive Health Care (23 people, 6.41%)
- Pain (22 people, 6.13%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zofran (51 people, 14.21%)
- Kaletra (49 people, 13.65%)
- Fluconazole (43 people, 11.98%)
- Nexium (40 people, 11.14%)
- Dexamethasone (39 people, 10.86%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea And Vomiting (61 people, 16.99%)
- Anaemia (52 people, 14.48%)
- Diarrhea (50 people, 13.93%)
- Thrombocytopenia (49 people, 13.65%)
- Nausea (49 people, 13.65%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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